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Women

Women live pressure packed lives in our culture.  It's all too easy to find yourself alone - isolated from meaningful, life-giving relationships and distanced from the Life-Giver. The desire of the women's ministry at Goshen is to purposefully connect women for spiritual growth and unity in the faith.  We meet together in various formats to allow God to move among us.  Please join us as we gather to be refreshed around the Fountain of Life - through study of God's Word, laughter, prayer and friendship.

SUMMER DINNER AND DISCUSSION

Join us on any of these evenings at 6 pm for a shared meal and book discussion.  RSVP to the host by the designated date.  You will be given a recipe to prepare for the evening’s celebration.  We encourage you to read the book of the evening and come ready to share in the discussion.  Books will be available to purchase on Sundays in the lobby.  You are warmly welcome to come for the discussion even if you are not able to make the dinner.

  • CELEBRATING CENTRAL AFRICA. Hosted by Alissa Regitz on Thursday, June 28.  Barb Smith will lead us in a discussion of the riveting autobiography Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza, survivor of the Rwandan genocide.   Email Alissa by Monday, June 25 to reserve a seat and to obtain a recipe to prepare.  aregitz@hotmail.com.  
  • FAMILIES & FAITH  in the MIDWEST. Hosted by Christi Rhine on Thursday, July 26.  Katy Manni will lead us in a discussion of the critically acclaimed novel Peace Like a River by Leif Enger.   Email Christi by Monday, July 23 to reserve a seat and to obtain a recipe to prepare.  Christi.rhine@gmail.com.
  • GULF COAST REFLECTIONS. Hosted by Linda Nixon on Thursday, August 16.  Dee Stick will lead us in a discussion of the probing fictional drama The Noticer by Andy Andrews.  Email Linda by Monday, August 13 to reserve a seat and to obtain a recipe to prepare.  lnixon126@gmail.com.  


Bible Studies

We are excited to dig into God's Word together again this year.  Please join us on Tuesday morning or Wednesday evening (September through May) for one of the great pleasures in life - reflecting on the life-giving words of Scripture with dear friends.

 

Mom2Mom

Being a mom can be a difficult job….actually we should say a difficult JOY

Our MOM2MOM group is a safe place to share our joys and struggles with other moms and to establish meaningful relationships during this hectic time in our lives.  Whether you are a first time mom or have a number of kids, MOM2MOM is designed for the challenges and needs of a mom who has children from birth through the elementary years.  It is designed for YOU! 

We meet on the second Wednesday of the month from 9:15 - 11:15am to have time with other moms while our kids are well taken care of by our wonderful and loving caregivers.  This gives us moms a time to share and to support one another on this journey of motherhood.   We seek to offer important discussions and speakers to encourage us in our relationship with God, in our mothering, and in our marriages.

We are excited this year to focus some of our teaching on the videos, blogs, and devotions of Karen Stubbs.  Here is what Pastor Andy Stanley says about Karen…”Karen Stubbs is a hero to moms!  Through her ministry, Birds on a Wire, Karen shares the lessons she learned as the mother of her four children.  Her practical advice leaves moms feeling equipped for their special role as mothers.…”

Check out her web site and video clip http://birdsonawiremoms.com

Please contact Liz (717-586-6673; liz.grothmann@gmail.com) or Dee (610-306-5541; deloresstick@comcast.net ) if you have any questions.

 

DISCIPLESHIP GROUPS

Small discipleship groups are available for women in their 20s. Recognizing that this is a decade filled with promise, potential and unique challenges, our aim is to nurture young women as they shape their identify and calling around the Lord Jesus.  If interested, please contact Cheryl Nelson (cherylbj@gmail.com).

 

"The water that I will give her will become in her a spring of water welling up to eternal life."

~ John 4:14 ~